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Cortona3D Ties-up with HCL Infosystems to offer Indian OEMs cost-effective 3D Tech. Pubs.

25 November 2008

 

Cortona3D today announced that it has signed a new value-added reseller (VAR) agreement with HCL Infosystems. India's leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organization, HCL Infosystems is now authorized to sell and implement Cortona3D software from Cortona3D and serve as the primary line of support to customers in India.

HCL has India's largest distribution and retail network, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia, Toshiba, and many more. With India’s largest ICT services network that reaches to every corner of India, HCL’s award winning Support Services makes it the preferred choice of enterprise and consumers alike.

“Many leading equipment manufacturers across North America and Europe have optimized their technical authoring processes with the implementation of Cortona3D software and realized 80%+ cost savings from this investment. With lots of digital data (CAD) generated by engineering in the design process, it makes sense to leverage these assets to speed production of visually intuitive technical publications at a fraction of conventional cost,” said Cortona3D President Connell Gallagher. “The business proposition is very compelling. It’s time to extend these proven operational efficiencies to manufacturing concerns in India and our experienced partners HCL Infosystems are the market leader to deliver them.”

Cortona3D open standards authoring tools enable equipment manufacturers to create interactive, animated 3D Product Documentation such as Maintenance Manuals, Spare Parts Catalogs and Interactive Training from existing CAD assets rapidly. The software automates the import and linking of engineering data which improves accuracy /quality and allows all of the resources to be centrally managed so that future updates and revisions can be efficiently generated. Outputs with real-time updates can be delivered online. Proven benefits are three times faster production, 80%+ cost savings, and improved quality.

“We are delighted to be able to offer powerful three dimensional (3D) visual and interactive products and services for Cataloging, training and simulation based on Cortona3Ds' ground-breaking Cortona3D technology to our customers in India. These can be deployed to produce and deliver cost-effective next generation interactive technical publications," said Mr.V.J.Vargheese, GM, HCL Infosystems.

“Cortona3D would like to welcome HCL Infosystems to our partner network. It is a pleasure to be working with an organization of such quality, who knows the local market thoroughly. As resellers of Cortona3D software they have the opportunity to make their manufacturing customers even more competitive,” said Connell Gallagher, President, Cortona3D.

About HCL Infosystems

HCL Infosystems Ltd, with annual revenue of US $ 3.1 billion (Rs. 12605 crores) is India's premier information enabling and ICT System Integration company offering a wide spectrum of ICT products that includes Computing, Storage, Networking, Security, Telecom, Imaging and Retail. HCL is a one-stop-shop for all the ICT requirements of an organization. India's leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organization, HCL has specialized expertise across verticals including Telecom, BFSI, E-Governance & Power. HCL has India's largest distribution and retail network, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia, Toshiba, and many more. HCL today has India's largest vertically integrated computer manufacturing facility with over three decades of electronic manufacturing experience. HCL desktop is the largest selling brand in the enterprise space. With India’s largest ICT services network that reaches to every corner of India, HCL’s award winning Support Services makes it the preferred choice of enterprise and consumers alike. Further more information about HCL Infosystems can be found at www.hclinfosystems.in

About HCL Enterprise

HCL Enterprise is a $ 5.0 billion leading Global Technology and IT Enterprise that comprises two companies listed in India - HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The 3-decade-old enterprise, founded in 1976, is one of India's original IT garage start-ups. Its range of offerings spans Product Engineering, Custom & Package Applications, BPO, IT Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of ICT products. The HCL team comprises over 56,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 18 countries including a pan India direct sales, distribution and support presence. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms. For more information, log in at http://www.hcl.in

About Cortona3D

Cortona3D provides 3D visual communication and publishing software to equipment manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide. Cortona3D open standards tools give authors the power to create interactive, animated 3D Product Documentation such as maintenance manuals, parts catalogs and interactive training from existing CAD assets rapidly. Proven benefits are three times faster production, 80%+ cost savings, and improved quality. Customers include Boeing, Ford, GE, Bosch, ESA and Airbus. Cortona3D has an unmatched track record of sector leadership and continuous product improvement with representation in industry standardization bodies including AECMA, ATA and ADL-SCORM and S1000D. See: www.cortona3D.com